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Best Procurement Solution Persona? Configurator!

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What’s my favorite Spend Matters’ SolutionMap persona? In one respect — as we begin a series of personal essays on buying personas (Nimble, Deep, Turn-Key, Configurator, CIO Friendly as well as Optimizer for sourcing providers and Global for CWS vendors) — it’s sort of a silly question. Every persona is great. Is an extrovert better than an introvert? Is an Olympic weightlifter a better athlete than a marathoner? Is the procurement organization at Uber better...

E-Procurement

Membership Required Q1 2019 E-Procurement: Provider Scoring Summary

This SolutionMap analyzes a select group of E-Procurement solution providers. It is part of our Q1 2019 SolutionMap report series, also featuring Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contract Management and Invoice-to-Pay providers. Our Q1 release also features SolutionMap for Procure-to-Pay and Strategic Procurement Technology suites.

Invoice-to-Pay (I2P)

BlueCart

BirchStreet: What Makes It Great (Invoice-to-Pay SolutionMap Analysis)

Invoice-to-pay requirements in the hospitality industry are unique. Not only do organizations require full visibility at the invoice line level and the ability to manage traditional matching and approval flows, solutions also must support decentralized environments (e.g., franchise models) while still enabling control and visibility — including support for category-specific...

Procure-to-Pay (P2P)

Membership Required Q1 2019 Procure-to-Pay (P2P): Provider Scoring Summary

The Spend Matters SolutionMap Procure-to-Pay (P2P): Provider Scoring Summary is only available to SolutionMap Members. This SolutionMap analyzes a select group of procure-to-pay solution providers. It is part of our Q1 2019 SolutionMap report series, also featuring spend analytics, sourcing, supplier management, contract management, e-procurement and invoice-to-pay providers.

Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM)

Comparing Coupa to Exari: Piecing Together a Top Tier Jigsaw Puzzle for CLM (SolutionMap Analysis)

With its announced intent to purchase Exari, Coupa has completed a full circle of acquisitions to bring best-of-breed applications to each area of the Strategic Procurement Technology (SPT) category of Spend Matters’ SolutionMap as Coupa expands beyond its original P2P roots. Earlier acquisitions of Trade Extensions, Spend360 and Hiperos helped...

Spend and Procurement Analytics

Q1 2019 Spend Analytics: Provider Scoring Summary

This SolutionMap analyzes a select group of spend analytics providers. It includes coverage of spend analytics capabilities that encourages subscribers to “peel the onion” beyond cleansing, classification, enrichment and reporting capabilities alone. It is part of our Q1 2019 SolutionMap report series, also featuring sourcing, supplier management contract management, e-procurement...

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

Membership Required Q1 2019 Supplier Relationship Management and Risk (SRM): Provider Scoring Summary

This SolutionMap scoring summary analyzes a select group of supplier management (SXM) providers. It includes coverage of supplier information management (SIM), supplier master data management (MDM), supplier performance management and broader initiative management (e.g., risk, third-party management) capabilities. It is part of our Q1 2019 SolutionMap report series, also featuring...

Q1 2019 Sourcing: Provider Scoring Summary

This SolutionMap analyzes a select group of sourcing providers. It is part of our Q1 2019 SolutionMap report series, also featuring spend analytics, contract management, supplier relationship management and risk (SRM), e-procurement and invoice-to-pay providers. SolutionMap also features procure-to-pay and strategic procurement technology suites.

Source-to-Pay (S2P)

Membership Required Q1 2019 Source-to-Pay (S2P): Provider Scoring Summary

This SolutionMap analyzes a select group of source-to-pay solution providers. It is part of our Q1 2019 SolutionMap report series, also featuring spend analytics, sourcing, supplier management, contract management, e-procurement and invoice-to-pay providers. Our Q1 release also features SolutionMaps for Strategic Procurement Technology suites.

Contingent Workforce/Services

Membership Required Shortlist: What Makes It Great (Independent Contract Workers Analysis)

Shortlist is a provider of an enterprise technology solution that enables organizations to source, on-board, manage, directly engage and pay their independent contract workers (ICWs). Its offering was recently evaluated in Spend Matters’ SolutionMap framework with the Independent Contract Workers (ICW) enterprise solution category. That segment is the most dynamic...